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CVE-2008-2830 - Diffusive Treat

Description

Open Scripting Architecture in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.4 and some other 10.4 and 10.5 versions does not properly restrict the loading of scripting addition plugins which allows local users to gain privileges via scripting addition commands to a privileged application as originally demonstrated by an osascript tell command to ARDAgent.

Reference

http://it.slashdot.org/it/08/06/18/1919224.shtml http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29831 http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020345 http://secunia.com/advisories/30776 http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Sep/msg00006.html http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1905/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43294